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they are so enthused. >> we have hopes and we want the giants to do well. and violence on oakland city streets as antiwar protestors wreak havoc. this is kron 4 news at 11:00. vandals struck in oakland tonight. a large group of people vandalized city hall around 7:00, shortly after an antiwar
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protest. they believe an anarchists joined a crowd protesting. they broke about ten windows at city hall. >> they wore masks and strike out smash windows of businesses and move quickly. the march took 30 minutes. >> we were sitting in the restaurant having a nice dinner and they came by and picked up three tables, three chairs, a table, and threw it at the plate glass windows. >> necessity don't know why the vandals attacked the businesses. they are assessing the damage done. no arrests were made, no one injured. within days california drivers have seen gas prices rise by as much as $0.50. last week it was $4:26.
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the average is $4-point much -- 4.67. they took steps to try to bring the prices down. >> i want to cry. every two weeks i spend $120 a gas. >> reporter: if looking at these numbers hurts your health and wallet, help is on the way. >> everything helps. it makes a difference. ten or twenty. >> they predict gas prices in a few weeks will drop to about four dollars. governor jerry brown directed the air resources board to immediately allow refineries to produce the so-called winter blend gasoline. this could increase the fuel supply by up to ten percent. in the world of gasoline prices shoot up quickly, and come back down slowly. energy experts say they believe
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prices will remain high for a couple more days and start to drop back down by midweek. >> the gas you buy now is summer blend, better for the environment. winter blend is not typically sold until november. it is cheaper to produce but not as good for air quality. because of the record high gas prices consumers are paying the governor stepped in to make sure relief is on the way. switching to the winter blend should not have a major impact on air quality. time to check in on the giants and how they did in game two. we are live at at&t park. i understand it was a rough night for the giants' fans. >> reporter: no sugarcoating it. it was ugly. the giants were shut out. bronson aroyio worked his game
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plan to a tee. >> we have hopes still and want the giants to do well. we just don't want to get too optimistic or we'll be disappointed. >> reporter: ryan ludwig's home run was the game winning run. four runs were given up through four and a third, arroyo pitched seven inning of shutout baseball. >> i think they can win the series. i want to see them go to the championships. >> fans bunched up on the escalator, many leaving well before the final pitch. former cy young winner tim
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linsicomb pitched two scoreless innings in relief. >> we cannot writ -- hit the the ball right now. we need to have a come back, come back on the series. i believe in my team, so let's see if we can get the victory. >> will the offense show up? also, all eyes will be on starter ryan vogelsong. he has been tapped to start the game tuesday in ohio. all right. coming up we'll have the sports director, gary radnich in talk ball. because of the crush of people in san francisco, we're getting a preview of the official tally
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of bart riders. they had a new high yesterday, more than 319,000 people road bart. the usual number is around 2 00,000. people were here for the fleet week and the football game. we had a bluegrass festival and other festivities. the final tally for sunday is yet to be released. the blue angels streaked across the san francisco bay today. the u.s. navy squadron wrapped up fleet week festivities and performed several stunts in the air near the golden gate bridge and alcatraz. several boats were in the bay to watch the pilots push the aircraft to the limit. >> look at the blue skies out there for today. clear conditions for tonight at the bridge. notice no fog.
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there is a little bit of low cloudiness out there. otherwise, some bright stars. we'll see the stars filter in as we get toward morning, look for clouds to increase after midnight. the clouds give way to sunshine between 8:00 and 11:00 and some high clouds, the high clouds coming from a weather system offshore that is getting closer tonight and producing a few high clouds towards monday at the -- monterey. the system is not moving much of anywhere but is going to begin to make a push toward the bay area starting tomorrow. so we'll see those high clouds initially and then increasing clouds for tuesday. it will be a day where we have partly sunny skies, clouds and sunshine and the chance for a few showers tuesday and wednesday. a slight chance right now.
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doesn't look like much, but we'll see that along with cooler temperatures and that weather system is out of here for thursday. i'll let you know what to expect for the rest of the week coming up. the pharmacy behind the meningitis outbreak has been traced. the precautions they are putting to put an end to the scare. plus, what set of a gunfight between two border patrol agents and how friendly fire left one person dead. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. yeah... think they made a mistake?s. i don't know - maybe. the fried cheese melt is back for just 4 bucks. 1 of 4 big 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night.
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. san francisco's board of supervisors will decide if the sheriff gets to keep his job. he pled guilty to a charge from a fight stemming from a fight with his wife. he was found guilty of official misconduct. tuesday will be the first time since 1932 the board will vote on removing an elected official for misconduct. we check in on the
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presidential candidates as the vp candidates prepare for debate day. the presidential results are in in brazil. after the break.
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. and in decision 2012, president obama is spending two days in cavern raising millions -- california raising millions for his campaign. he spoke at a star-studded fund-
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raiser at the n ok ia theaters. many musicians performed and george clooney made an appearance. tickets were $25,000 a person. he will stop in california and designate the la pas property as a national monument. he is a tending a dinner and san francisco fund-raiser at the bill graham auditorium. concert tickets will range from $100 to $7500. we are less than a month away from election day. mitt romney is not wasting any time. he and his wife, ann, were on the campaign trail today in the battle ground state of florida. romney spoke about last week's debate and slammed mr. obama
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over his health care law and economic policies. florida is among several swing states that hold 29 out of the 270 eelectoral votes needed to win in november. the next debate is set for october 16 in new york. joe biden and paul ryan will take the stage for the first and only debate on thursday. you can watch it all on kron- 4's bay area news channel. ugo chavez of venezuela was reelected. he received around 54% of the note. his challenger only received 44% of the vote. the victory gives chavez another six year term as he tries to transition into socialism. a spokesperson for the border patrol says the agent killed last week opened fire on fellow agents.
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it happened in arizona. we'll have the video shortly. the border patrol thought his colleagues were armed smugglers and was killed when they returned fire. police and fbi confirmed that is what happened. they are not saying if the dead agent shot first. nice weather for the bay area. changes on the way as we go into next week. a weather system is getting closer and will bring the chance for light rain. no major storm or anything, but it has been a long time since we've seen anything here in the bay area. this will make for different weather. we'll some clouds and cooler temperatures. right now readings in the 50s and 60s. cooler in the bay. 57 in san francisco, 60 in brentwood, for tonight, look for mostly clear skies right now, but low clouds beginning to increase as we get closer to morning. we start out monday with low clouds in the bay, north bay,
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south bay, east bay. that gives way to sunshine for the afternoon that will be mixed in with high clouds. that is ahead of a weather system coming in that will produce the chance for isolated showers tuesday afternoon and evening. more on wednesday expected as well. at noon tomorrow, the grey here is the cloudiness. the green shows the rain. with this system approaching slowly, we'll see the clouds increase late monday and into tuesday. here we are, monday afternoon. some showers to the north of the bay area. those not affecting us. eventually, the system does move into the bay area midday tuesday. we'll watch the clouds increase, the bulk of the rain is offshore as it begins to slide down the coast. we could catch a few sprinkles tuesday. it will be cooler tuesday. that is cooler than what we
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have been seeing. upper 60s, low 70s for the south bay. san jose, 69 degrees. we will see some low 70s, became, though, antioch 72, 60s by the way. union city 65, 46 san francisco, north bay, just in the 60s and 61 for berkeley, with sunshine mixed in with high clouds. the clouds thicken for tuesday. not completely cloudy, we'll see breaks of sunshine, but the temperatures drop and also there is a chance for an isolated hit and miss variety shower. not widespread rain by any means. thursday a break, and another system arriving friday. that one is kind of iffy, but a chance for rain friday going into saturday. a massive crash today during nascar's race at
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talladega involving 20 cars. tony stewart tried to block tony waltrip. everybody made it out in a piece. matt kenseth closeted in for dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation.
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. a big day in bay area sports. a big name here to tell us about it. >> thank you very much.
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you realize how many folks became instant 49er fans in the last hour? how about those 49ers? we'll set you up, agleam day for baseball fans. dusty baker working the toothpick. nice to see him healthy and having the reds beat up the giants early. with this guy, bronson arroyo retired the first 14 hitters. the last two games, no doubts, ryan han a gan up the middle. linsicomb pitched two shutout
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innings, belt got the first hit for the giants in the fifth. only one hit allowed in seven innings, you are down 4-0 and yet everybody cheering him on, feeling hey, maybe we have a little short shrift, that was it. after he left, the bullpen blew up. majaros did only one thing. 9-0, the reds lead 2-0. posey, belt, pence, try to say something. >> i felt i could have done a decent job of it and it didn't go my way. >> there is not much to lose. you do gout -- you go out, giving everything that you have. >> we played well on the road in the second half.
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you never know, maybe a change of scenery, we can pull it out. >> we have to put fuel on the fire, compete like there is no tomorrow. >> the next game is tuesday at 2:30. if they win, they play again. if they lose, the season is over. the a's are coming home with their back right up against the old wall. justin verlander and the tigers won the first two games. verlander took care of the a's saturday. they caught a bad break. all the momentum playing at home, the crowd going crazy, they had to go to detroit. this would have made it 2-0. a great throw from garcia, they apply the tag and coco crisp is a goner. funny how this stuff comes around, you remember last wednesday, josh hamilton dropped the ball and texas went crazy after that? same thing here today.
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i know the a's came back and tied it but you cannot give them two runs. you cannot give them two runs. again, it is easy to sit here and rip people. but he should have caught it. cabrera and the tigers, and watch in reddick home run, everybody cheering for the a's, that made it 3. a ryan cook wild pitch in the eighth. in the ninth, this gets everybody upset. they figure this guy, el albuquerque got the ball before he tossed it to first. we're going to get ready even with el albuquerque. sacrifice fly, tigers win, a's down. a 6:07 start. j. r. stone will be in the
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parking lot with a man shot running interviews saying "i think we can win it.." same stuff for the last five years. here come the 49ers. something to smile about. jim harbaugh's team, typically the biggest day in 49er history when you talk yards gained. it was unbelievable. alex smith to kyle williams, all right? you go back 51 years for a couple of stats here. am ex-smith to michael -- alex smith to crabtree. he threw 303 yards. first time in 51 years a quarterback threw for 300, a running back rushed 200, frank gore, and two receivers over 100. here is gore, in tight. they are looking at the clock. they won't be able to hug. ten yard pass to mario
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manningham. 45-33, 49ers. >> we appreciate you leaving us on a positive note. >> even if the weather is bad, be upbeat. >> good night, everybody.
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